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02/10/09

Peaceville

BARREN EARTH - EP release details / Minisite online now

The new Barren Earth minisite is now online, including band/release information & audio samples from their debut EP, ‘Our Twilight’ - out 9th November (11th Finland, 17th US).

With former members of Amorphis, plus current members of Swallow the Sun, Moonsorrow, & Kreator, Finland’s Barren Earth presents this 4-track EP of progressive & folk textured death metal. Inspired by everything from Opeth to Pink Floyd, & Paradise Lost to Jethro Tull, plus obscure psychedelic rock & Finnish prog, it's a fine journey through the realm of melodic brutality & keyboard-soaked atmosphere.


The CD is now available to pre-order from HERE.
 
It can also be announced that the band will play their very first gig, in support of the release, at Dantes Highlight in Helsinki on Thursday 19th November 2009.


Look out for the full-length debut album, coming early 2010, containing the extended version of 'Our Twilight'.

BARREN EARTH MINISITE CLICK HERE.

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25/09/09

Peaceville

KATATONIA - First single announced

It can be revealed that the first single to be taken from the latest Katatonia album, ‘Night is the New Day’, will be ‘Day & then the Shade’ & will see a release in late October. Full track details to follow.


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15/09/09

Peaceville

Opeth frontman comments on latest Katatonia album

Check out what Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt had to say to Bravewords.com about the forthcoming Katatonia album, NIGHT IS THE NEW DAY, at this location. HERE.

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15/09/09

Peaceville

KATATONIA MINISITE ONLINE NOW

The mini-site for the new Katatonia album is online now at nightisthenewday.com - including audio samples, downloads, album information, interviews, plus an exclusive band interview & previously unseen studio diaries from the recording session.

Katatonia’s latest trip under the skin, ‘NIGHT IS THE NEW DAY’, is out November 2nd (November 10th in the US). Alongside the standard edition CD release, there will be a special ‘Swedish’ edition and vinyl version of the album (both featuring a bonus track).
Order now through the Peaceville webstore and get an exclusive signed Katatonia postcard.

PRE-ORDER HERE
‘Night is the New Day’ - Swedish edition CD (digibook package with bonus track and 20 page booklet)
‘Night is the New Day’ - Double gatefold 180g heavyweight Vinyl edition.

PLUS, sign up to the mailing list for a FREE mp3 from the new album - a fine fix of melancholy called ‘Forsaker’, courtesy of Katatonia 2009.

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19/08/09

Peaceville

NEW PEACEVILLE SIGNING ANNOUNCED

Peaceville Records is proud to announce the signing of Finnish prog death metallers, Barren Earth. With a line-up consisting of former members of prog/folk metal legends Amorphis, as well as current members of Swallow the Sun, Moonsorrow & Kreator, the band has been busy recording their debut album at the renowned Seawolf Studios in Helsinki, with the tracks currently being mixed by Dan Swanö (Katatonia/Opeth/Novembre).
An EP is due November 2009, with the album currently scheduled for an early 2010 release.


The music of BARREN EARTH combines elements of modern and traditional death metal, with 70's prog rock and folk. Among the band's influences are artists such as Paradise Lost, Opeth, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull and also some pioneers of Finnish prog.

www.myspace.com/officialbarrenearth


LINE-UP

Mikko Kotamäki – Vocals (Swallow The Sun)
Olli-Pekka Laine – Bass (Ex-Amorphis, Mannhai)
Kasper Mårtenson –Keyboards (Ex-Amorphis, Ben Granfelt Band)
Janne Perttilä – Guitar (Rytmihäiriö)
Marko Tarvonen – Drums (Moonsorrow)
Sami Ylisirniö – Guitar (Kreator, Waltari)


On signing to Peaceville:

“Getting signed by Peaceville Records is a great honour, as they are one of the very few metal labels left who have a passion and feeling for the music they release. To us, it also feels like coming home, because in a way they carry a big responsibility for BARREN EARTH’s existence by having released the most important albums from pioneers such as Autopsy and Paradise Lost. Those albums played a huge role, when we sucked our musical mother’s milk in the late 80’s and early 90’s. This is a fact that should be noticeably evident in Barren Earth’s sound and music. Hopefully BARREN EARTH will also be able to add a fresh spin to Peaceville’s already impressive roster”.

- Olli-Pekka Laine

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Live Dates

July 2015

  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Opeth
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    My Dying Bride
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 29/07, Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 30/07, Unknown venue - Wacken, Germany
    Opeth

August 2015

  • 02/08, Kulttuuritalo - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Bloodbath
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Napalm Death
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Candlemass
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    At the Gates
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 06/08, Catton Hall - Walton-on-trent, UK
    Opeth
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 06/08, Espaço Barro Preto - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Taake
  • 07/08, John Bull Pub - Curitiba, Brazil
    Taake
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Vagos, Portugal
    Bloodbath
  • 11/08, Vulkan Arena & Pokalen Pub - Oslo, Norway
    Obliteration
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Enslaved
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    At the Gates
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Taake
  • 13/08, Lugnets Skistadion - Falun, Sweden
    Candlemass
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Sonic Blast Moledo - Caminha, Portugal
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Vannes, France
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Doom
  • 17/08, Forum Bielefeld - Bielefeld, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 23/08, Shea's Tavern - Reno, NV, US
    Gehenna
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 28/08, The Chapel - San Francisco, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/08, The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/08, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Tokyo, Japan
    Anathema

September 2015

  • 04/09, Unknown venue - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 05/09, La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues - Pantin, France
    Novembre
  • 05/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 06/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 09/09, Center Stage Theater - Atlanta, GA, US
    Anathema
  • 13/09, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    At the Gates
  • 18/09, Stora Scenen - Liseberg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 23/09, The Marble Factory - Bristol, UK
    Enslaved
  • 24/09, O2 Academy Islington - London, UK
    Enslaved
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 26/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Paradise Lost
  • 28/09, Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 28/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 30/09, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    Paradise Lost

October 2015